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    Orion Point, 78-82 St Mary's Rd, Southampton SO14 0GE, United Kingdom
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    Emily Davies Halls of Residence, 1 Fitzhugh St, Southampton SO15 2PU, United Kingdom
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    Cook St, Southampton SO14 1YA, United Kingdom
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    31 High St, Southampton SO14 2DF, United Kingdom
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    The Walls

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    Wheatsheaf Trust, 24 Bernard St, Southampton SO14 3AY, UK
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    Austen House

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    Back of the Walls, Southampton SO14 3LS, United Kingdom
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    9, 13 Brunswick Pl, Southampton SO15 2TP, United Kingdom
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    63 St Mary's Rd, Southampton SO14 0FG, United Kingdom
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    Student Accommodation in Southampton

    Top Demanded Student Accommodation in Southampton

    The accommodations in Southampton are designed in a way that is convenient in terms of travel, and budget-friendly for all students. Some of the best-recommended accommodations in Southampton are

    1. The Court Yard Southampton

    2. Marland House Southampton

    3. Capital House Southampton

    4. Crescent Place Southampton

    5. Brunswick Apartments Southampton

    6. Fairchild House Southampton

    7. Austen House Southampton

    8. Cumberland Place Southampton

    About Southampton

    Situated in the southeastern part of England, Southampton is a port city. Not only the city offer the students quality education but also it has diverse natural habitats and other metropolitan areas comprising major United Kingdom cities like London and Portsmouth. Being one of the world’s oldest cities, Southampton has always surprised people with its unique beauty. As many students come here, you need to book your student accommodation in Southampton as early as you get admission.

    Southampton is a well-connected city and it is influenced by historical and modern warfare history. The history buff can enjoy a blend of the early nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Southampton is home to different advanced institutions and it welcomes over 70,000 students each year.

    Best Student Accommodation Area in Southampton

    Portswood: Portswood is a suburb that is located to the northeastern north of the city centre. It surrounds the University of Southampton’s main Highfield Campus. In this location, you can find some amazing student apartments in Southampton including Lucia Foster, Welch Residence, Orio Point, etc.

    Highfield: It is a suburb which is located to the north of the city centre. The main campus of the University of Southampton is located in Highfield. It is one of the ideal locations where you can find some great options such as Mercury Point and Capitol Hampton Square. This place is connected to the university and the city.

    Swaythling: Swaythling is another great location where you can find a great place. This location is popular among the students as there are plenty of restaurants, eateries, leisure places, grocery stores, and shops. 

    Cost of Living in Southampton

    Southampton is a great place to live and study. However, sometimes students who are on a budget may wonder if they can afford that lifestyle or not. Therefore, we have provided below a brief range of how much it would cost to live in Southampton.

    1. Rent of Student Accommodation: Starts From £480/ month

    2. Cost of Food and Groceries: £370-£550/ month

    3. Cost of Gas and Electricity Bill: £80-£160/ month

    4. Cost of Internet & Mobile phone Bill: £40-£120/month

    5. Cost of Dinner at a restaurant: £40-£200/ month

    6. Cost of Laundry: £60-£100/ month

    7. Cost of Clothing: £100-£150/ month

    8. Cost of Travel: £70-£100/ month

    Student Lifestyle in Southampton

    The students who are interested in sports would love to know that Southampton is home to Southampton Football Club. Cricket is also a popular sport that is played in the Rose Bowl. There is also a hockey club that was formed in 1938. You can find plenty of opportunities for men and women to get involved in rugby too. With its maritime heritage, it also offers great opportunities to get involved in water sports as well with several marinas to choose from.

    The city also offers a wide range of options for your night out as well. There is a wide range of stylish bars and cafes along with Oxford streets, restaurants, pubs, and cinemas. Whether it is a beer pint or a nice cocktail, Southampton has plenty to offer you. Everything is strategically located from student housing in Southampton.

    Transport Options in Southampton

    Getting around Southampton is easy and affordable. There are many convenient options for travelling to certain places. The most common mode that students choose for going to their university is by walking.

    If your student accommodation is close to the university, then you can walk easily. On the other hand, if you need to travel to another place, you can use the local buses. The bus service is exceptional in Southampton, as the entire city is well connected. Other than that, travelling by car, taxis, and more is always an option.

    Tourist Attractions

    Southampton is a lively city with a lot of places to explore and many activities to experience. Some places to visit in Southampton include the Solent Sky Museum, Mayflower Theatre, SeaCity Museum and more.

    When you just want to take a break from studying in your student rooms in Southampton, you can do the mentioned-below interesting things:

    1. Pick your Strawberries at Pickwell Farm. Who doesn’t love fresh strawberries?

    2. Get indulge in shopping at Westquay shopping mall

    3. Enjoy a night at the Hobbit Pub

    4. Hang out with friends at Mango No.5 Basement Bar

    5. Take a walk along the old town walls

    Top Universities in Southampton

    1. University of Southampton

    Regarded as the most important university imparting education within the SouthEast region, the University of Southampton is on University Road in Southampton City. The university holds a worldwide rank of 102 consistent with QS World University Rankings.

    2. Southampton Solent University

    With a global rank of 161 (QS World University Rankings, 2018), it offers world-class degrees in the areas of Business and Law, Maritime, Media, and more. This public research university occupies two campus sites — City Campus, and Warsash Maritime Academy.

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    Q. How to find accommodation in Southampton for international students?

    A.You can find student accommodation on University Living- a platform that allows you to search, compare, and book as per your desired location, budget, accommodation type, amenities, and other preferences.

    Q. How to book student accommodation in Southampton?

    A.You can go on our website and select the accommodation of your choice. Once you've done that, get in touch with our agents, who will help you in the process of booking the desired place to stay.

    Q. Where do most students live in Southampton?

    A.Some of the best student areas in Southampton are Netley, West End, Ocean Village, Bassett, Swaythling, Southsea, Copnor, Cosham, Portswood, City Centre, etc.

    Q. What is the best student accommodation at Southampton University?

    A.Vita Portswood House Southampton is 17 minutes by walk /public transportation to The University of Southampton. It starts from £280/week, offering furnished studio rooms with modern amenities.

    Q. Where is the best place to live in Southampton?

    A.Some of the best places to live in Southampton are Vita Portswood House Southampton, Vita Richmond House Southampton, Lucia Foster Welch Southampton, The Cavendish Winchester, Rosalind Franklin Halls Portsmouth, Margaret Rule Hall Portsmouth, Chaucer House Portsmouth, etc.

    Q. What is the cost of living in Southampton for international students?

    A.The cost of living in Southampton is 20% less expensive than in London. On average, your monthly expenses will come around £1242 to £1700 per month, excluding your tuition fees. The cost of your monthly payments will include the cost of your rent, food, transportation, and other miscellaneous expenses.

    Q. When should I start to find student accommodation in Southampton?

    A.Start booking your accommodation once you get your offer letter from the university. By booking it a few months before you start your academic journey, you will not only get discounted deals, but you will find the best, safe, and secure accommodation.

    Q. How much are utility bills in Southampton?

    A.The cost of utility bills in Southampton, UK will come to about £150 to £250 per month. But, off-campus student accommodation in Southampton covers your utility bills, including Water, Electricity, WiFi, Gas, Heating, CCTV,24 Hour On-Call Staff, etc.

    Q. Are visitors allowed in student accommodation in Southampton?

    A.Yes, visitors are allowed to visit for a maximum of three days. But, you will have to check in with the guest and visitor policy with our agents before you book the accommodation, and they can suggest the same as it differs from property to property.

    Q. How can I get discounts for student apartments in Southampton?

    A.You can get premium student accommodation at affordable prices. These are the best deals you can claim if you book an early student accommodation with us!

    Q. How can I get a fully furnished student flat in Southampton?

    A.University Living is a platform where you can find and book fully furnished student accommodation in Southampton that provides a bed, a Study desk with a Chair, a wardrobe, Under-bed storage, a Bin, a Smart TV, a PIN Board, Windows, mirrors, etc., and many amenities.

    Q. What is the mode of payment for student apartments in Southampton?

    A.When you've selected accommodation with us, you can pay via debit/credit or bank transfer. You can either pay in whole or in instalments. It can be paid in 2 or 4 instalments without any guarantor. You will need to make a weekly payment to secure your booking.

    Q. How can students virtually view rooms in Southampton before booking?

    A.If you want to view your student room in Southampton before paying, you can request a virtual tour with our agents. They will schedule a date and time at your convenience, and you can attend the tour virtually.

    Q. How can I get a refund for student accommodation in Southampton?

    A.Our experts will help you in this matter as it depends upon the property policy. Some may refund your money within 48 hours or 72 hours, while some may take more than a day or two or more. It also depends upon the cancellation policy.

    Q. Are guests allowed in student apartments in Southampton?

    A.Yes, guests are allowed for a maximum of two or three days. While some property takes a nominal fee, and some do not. Our expert accommodation will guide you better as it also depends on the property rules and regulations.

    Q. Can a non-student live in student rooms in Southampton?

    A.No, a non-student cannot stay in a student apartment. Only a student registered with a university can stay at a student accommodation.

    Q. What are the transport options available in Southampton near accommodation?

    A.You can get in and around Southampton, UK, by foot, bus, e-scooter, or car.

    Q. How to get student apartments in Southampton for a short time period?

    A.It depends upon the apartments and their policy. It can range from a month or more. Please contact our accommodation experts to help you find short-term rentals in Southampton.